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please recall in santa rosa and now up. 61 in san francisco right now. fog record 4 is set for noon. we will have clear skies and it will build up into the evening hours. fob tracker 4 is set for noon. we could start out tomorrow with fall. you're you're expected
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>>janu: here is a look at your 7 day around the bay. warm temperatures. cool as we start the work week. on wednesday, we will feel the wind pick up. wednesday- friday, a lot of sunshine in store and things will cool off into the weekend to bring in a very slight chance of showers. >>marty: let's get to the news this morning, a powerful earthquake hit turkey overnight. there are reports of injuries and widespread destruction. the earthquake had a preliminary magnitude of 722 and a depth of 4 mi.. the turkish news agency said that rescue workers are trying to reach people trapped under the wreckage of a seven story building in one city near the iranian border. 45 buildings have collapsed in that area. several aftershocks followed today's
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earthquake. >>marty: in the bay area, around 100 people have been displaced after a fire in an apartment building in san jose overnight. firefighters responded to a call after 1:00 a.m.. they found heavy smoke and flames coming from the building. at least six people had to be rescued from the flames. there is no cause yet determined as there are no serious injuries. >>marty: in the east bay, we have new details on a deadly crash in san leandro. it is now being investigated as a homicide. around 4:00 p.m. yesterday, a transit bus driver may have intentionally hid a hell's angel motorcyclist on eastbound 580 and dragged him for several miles. investigators say it appears there was an argument between the biker and the driver. no one else was on the bus during the time of the crash. the bus driver
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was 80 hall of oakland. he has been arrested. >>marty: san jose police continued to search for a man suspected of killing someone at a hell's angel funeral. last night, police surrounded a home in its stock didn't open to find steve rowe is so. they were unable to find him. complied with leaving frank ogawa plaza. this city has said that they will remove
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this encampment. protesters say, if the police moved in and force them out, they will resist any peaceful manner. >>marty: our team coverage on the occupy protests continues with more. >>reporter: over 1000 people joined in the members of the occupy oakland movement taking to the streets on saturday. the march went through downtown oakland. organizers sought to broaden the appeal of the movement expanding to cities across the nation. >> the workers in the unemployed, the house has been, housewives and wage workers, retirees and students, those about to lose their homes along with those who have no homes, if we are organizing to fight in the streets and in the communities, in the schools and workplaces.
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>>reporter: the economic frustration that has been the genesis has drawn the attention of labor organizers. >> every generation is called upon to defend its own survival. >>reporter: and educators. gave the most with reduction of quality education in their classrooms. >>reporter: nurses and students as well. >> we are tired of seeing patients who are presently affected by this economic crisis. >> we are here representing the students workers union. [singing] >>reporter: protest songs
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and marching through oakland streets, this could attract ford didn't you denies this--this could attract union organizers. in oakland, jeff pierce, kron4 news. >>marty: a hawk that was shot in the head with a nail gun has recovered, more on that. here is a live look outside of sunny walnut creek. we will be right back here if it's this next hal dozen the. napak .
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>>marty: a hall was shot in the head with a nail gun. the bird was a found in the botanical garden's last night in san francisco. there is a $10,000 reward being offered for any information leading to was behind it is cruel act. >>marty: after eight months of civil war, the villas'
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transitional government will be holding a ceremony to declare the country's liberation. here is a look at video from been gauzy, that is where the liberation began. the transition is riddled with uncertainty. today's event is clouded by questions behind the conditions of muammar gaddafi death and what to do with his remains. gaddafi was killed by a shot to the head. gadhafi's body remains open to be viewed by the public in the freezer of a shopping center. >>marty: here is a crystal clear view of downtown. we will be right back.
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>>marty: we are back. here is a look from mt. tam. it is a bit breezy. the >>janu: light winds expected. here is a live look outside and the san mateo bridge. san afternoon high at 79. ofs temperatures elsewhere are still a bit cool. here is a look at the north bay. future cast 4 is set for 3:00 p.m.. the highs will get into the '70s and '80s. let's take a closer look at those numbers. 82
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expected in los gatos. 77 expected in downtown san francisco. here is a look at your 7 day around the bay. >>marty: an armed robber remains on a list this morning in palo alto. here is a look at the suspect. police are saying that a
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female victim was walking down ramona street on friday night when a man pulled a gun on her. the suspect stole her purse and fled in a nearby it parked car. a woman's body washed ashore on manner beach, a 54 year- old rose mary friends of. she was discovered by to fishermen. no cause of death has yet to be determined. many the area residents are putting together an emergency kids in the wake of thursday's earthquakes in berkeley. full earthquakes happen within an hour of each other. many people are now taking action. a close nfl spoke with a few people. >> it is probably inevitable. we have the
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planning, this does make this a reminder, at least for a while. >>nichole: a recent string of earthquakes. one person says, you can never be to prepare. >> is a reminder that it is nice to have a few things tied down. >>nichole: this man came to get hardware to tie down his television and other appliances. the recent
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string of earthquakes has customers on edge. >> people who were thinking about doing things are doing things and then and there are people who are always prepared and making sure their supplies are good it not out of date. >>marty: 20 years ago oakland suffered from the oakland hills fire storms. on saturday members of the community acknowledged the event. this has changed how the state prepares for major urban fires. >> we are here because people lost their lives in a lost their property.
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>>marty: of the 25 people who lost their lives in a firestorm, two of them were firefighters from oakland. >>henry: are these targeted assassinations, these drone strikes? we have the author of a book called terrorists in love. that is coming up on the kron4 news.
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>>henry: how do we need to defend against terrorist strikes. the man joining me is a former federal prosecutor and has written a book called terrorists and love. for starters, what are these targeted loans strikes not working? >> they do not take of the mentality that causes people to fight for terrorists. these people are motivated by ideas. killing of their leaders does not change their way of thinking. >>henry: how do you change this? >> changes have to come from within. there is a story in
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the book of the guy who led to a rock to be a suicide bomber. for he met a woman, an american who nursed him back to health. other people see the corruption inside the movement ended midway. change had to come from within. it cannot come from america trying to impose its will. >>henry: i cannot imagine that education will be the solution. >> education is not the solution. change within the face itself is the solution. let me give you an example on a small level. i met one guy, a tough mind the taliban fighter. he is meeting with me on the merciless world of jihad. he interpreted the dream as a the first american he has met, the first jew, all the
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sudden he said, praise god, you and american have seen the profit, you, a jew. it began his movement away. that kind of exposure. >>henry: explain the title. fan sphere >>henry: the above is called terrorists and love. you can
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meet can on october 24th, tomorrow. terrorists in love is the web site. he also has a terrific column that is very interesting. thank you for joining us. >>marty: coming up on kron4 news weekend, a strong earthquake cause widespread destruction in eastern turkey. in a date coming up in minutes. here is a live look outside. a beautiful view at on the golden gate. we will be right back.
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announcer: this is the kron4 news. >>marty: new details on a powerful earthquake that hit eastern turkey overnight. there are reports of at least 45 deaths, injuries and widespread destruction. a magnitude 7.2 with the depth of just over 4 mi.
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which is considered shallop. the turkish news agency said that rescue crews are trying to reach people trapped under wreckage of a seven story building. it is close to the iranian border several aftershocks as strong as a magnitude 5.5 have followed today's earthquake. >>marty: in the bay area we are expecting a beautiful day of around the bay, pretty much like yesterday. >>janu: you are right. we are definitely expecting a day similar to yesterday. take a look at this picture from walnut creek. clear skies and another day of sunshine in store. as we head into the afternoon, sunny and warm temperatures. temperatures are still chilly 57 in
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antioch and hayward. 57 in half moon bay. fog tracker 4 is set for an end. mostly clear conditions for the afternoon. we will wake up to overcast conditions tomorrow morning. 83 degrees and mountain view. 87 and livermore. 73 in half moon bay. a beautiful day to go to the beach. for those of you going to the raiders game, the game will start at about 78 degrees, warming to 80 degrees 5:03 p.m.. temperatures will cool a bit as we start the work week.
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the time right now is 8:31 a.m.. >>marty: new this morning, a deadly stabbing overnight in san jose. it happened on virginia street and the vine avenue. officers arrived to find a man unconscious. the man died at the hospital from stab wounds. suspect's are trying to uncover a motive. authorities in san leandro have arrested a bus driver accused of intentionally hitting and killing a member of the hell's angels. the crash happened on eastbound 580. the motorcyclist was tried for several miles down the interstate. investigators are saying, it appears there was an argument between the biker and driver. the driver is in custody this morning on suspicion of hit and run into a martyr. police in the south bay are searching for
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a man they suspected of killing someone at hell's angels funeral early this month. swat team members surrounded a house in stockton holding to find this man, steve ruiz. the area was locked down for several hours. police have not said why ruiz was not at home. the occupy protesters say that they are staying, they are demonstrating against what they call corporate greed. that is despite a warning that they could be removed by police. da lin spoke with police about the ultimatum and the response from demonstrators. >>da: many protesters worry that their days camped in front of city hall are numbered. the question now is, what now? >> there is some fear of aggression. >>da: oakland officials remained tight-lipped. they
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say that they are committed to removing the encampment. san jose and san francisco police used force earlier in the week to remove protesters and supplies. protesters in oakland say they are ready for that. >> just lay down. peaceful resistance. there is a time line between defending yourself and being seen as aggressive. besides that some of these people are very peaceful. >>da: the camera and started back on october 10th. conditions have gone downhill in recent days. they claim that protesters are violating if public health and safety codes. many people in this tent city state that corrections could be made. >> it is about our point of view, it is not about violent demonstrations.
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>>marty: we have new video from chicago, more than 100 people were arrested at an occupy protests at a downtown chicago park. police ordered the group to clear out of the park. some protesters locked arms as arrests began. now, back to where it all started, a new york, occupy wall street protesters have gotten a little star power to help their cause.
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>>marty: still ahead, a former bay area medical and lee is scheduled to appear in court, accused of stealing patient records. taking a live look outside, the san mateo bridge, traffic is moving nice and easy. we will be right back.
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>>marty: in redwood city overnight, a pedestrian was hit and killed by a driver on highway 101 just north of third avenue. investigators do not know why the pedestrian was on the highway. tomorrow, a former mailroom employee at a medical center in berlin game is said to be arranged. she is accused of embezzlement and forgery in the death of about 1500 patient records. prosecutors say that she was overwhelmed by sorting all of the records at work and
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took them home to shred. >>marty: herman cain revises his 999 plan. we will tell you about his new platform. here is a live look outside a bridge. traffic is moving pretty well. we will be right back. some
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>>marty: here is a live look outside, a beautiful look of san francisco. it is going to be a lovely day. >>janu: we have another lovely view from the roof camera. see blue skies and clouds. the sun is reflecting off of those buildings. san francisco will warm to 74 by noon and dropping to about 65 degrees by 8:00 p.m.. see temperatures outside are still chilly in the north bay. future cast 4 is set
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for 3:00 p.m.. let's take a look at those numbers. here's a look at temperatures in the east bay. here is your 7 day
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around the bay showing us that things will all of as we start the work week. >>marty: in oklahoma, residents had healed the size of baseballs. this happened in ada, okla. on saturday. fortunately, there were no reports of injuries. >>marty: this week marks 20 years since the oakland hills firestorm that spread over several days and destroyed thousands of homes killing 25 people. pam moore takes a look back as the fire storm hit. >> we interrupt our regularly scheduled program, a major brush fire has erupted in the oakland hills. >>pam: this firestorm was one of the most destructive in united states history.
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the flames devoured one home every 11 seconds, nearly 800 in the first hour. neighborhood after neighborhood was incinerated. >>pam: the nightmare began the day before, a 7 a. wildfire in a canyon near the eastern entrance of the caldecott tunnel. >> we were ashore that the fire was out. >>pam: by 10:30 a.m. the next morning, the flames rack and being santa by 40 mi. per hour winds. >> everywhere was completely surrounded in flames. >>pam: the only way out was a narrow, twisting road. >> flames were jumping into the cars as we were trying to get out. >>pam: most of the 25 fatalities or in the first hour. the fire storm is just getting started. gusting winds and 90 degree temperatures spread the flames to more than 1,500
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a.. this satellite photograph shows hundreds of homes on fire. >> evacuate the area! >>pam: some people refuse evacuation orders, staying behind to try to save their homes. >>pam: the biggest boost came at 5:00 p.m. all when the winds aloft. the flames a slowdown before reaching the claremont hotel. from the air, the scope of the damage is almost unbelievable. homeowners returned to find little of their former lives. some families are doubly lucky. this young girl was forced to abandon her head cat. >> what was going through your mind? >> that we would not see her anymore, that she was dead. >>pam: is 672 hours for firefighters to get the
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blaze under control. 25 people were killed in the firestorm, thousands of homes, apartments and condominiums were destroyed. the cost was more than 1.5 billion in damage. >>marty: republican president candid it herman cain has shot to the top of the pulls with his 999 tax plan. it is taking a beating by components. the white house hopeful says he is dropping a no. 9 for some americans. >>marty: 909. if you are at or below the poverty level, you do not pay that 9 percent tax on your income. >>marty: his plan involves a 9% raise on taxes. the time is 8:48 a.m., let's check in with henry.
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>>henry: i am so sorry. we were just talking about maharajas. they are history, but they could be the thread new beginning for the asian art museum. that is coming up on the kron4 news weekend
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>>henry: maharajah means great king. the maharajahs of the indian subcontinent were romantic figures with remarkable, powerful well. they are the subject of a brand new, some to as exhibit at the asian art museum here in san francisco. we have some people here with us to talk about it kilobits. so, what is the curator and on the right is the director of the free branded asian art museum. tell us a little bit
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about this exhibit and the maharajahs themselves sa >> the stories we tell about the individual is going deeper than division of them as a powerful and absolute rulers. we follow two basic story lines. the first takes a deeper look at a maharajah and of what he does. the second story follows a journey through time and geography to look at the ways in which these
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individuals conducted their lives and expressed their authority. >>henry: i am assuming there were good and bad rulers. what did the good ones do? >> the more responsible maharajas engaged in public welfare projects. all maharajas are expected to construct a place that is the best for the people. >>henry: let's look at more of these pictures. >> we live our brand a week in the past. the maharajah
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is a wonderful example, in addition to showcasing, we have the contemporary xi >>henry: on the outside, there is a contemporary art, demo we merry heart of the past in contemporary art.
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>>henry: today, the exhibition is free. they have a beautiful catalog. >>marty: shows now, gabe slate has details on a new camera. >>gabe: digital photography has changed forever. this is a new consumer digital camera that was just unveiled. it uses light field technology to capture images. it will forever change the way we take pictures. it lets you focus a picture after taking it. you can focus the picture on the camera or on your computer. this is the
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biggest thing in photography since its invention. a light field camera sucks and 11 million degrees of like to capture an image. the extra information allows you to focus after snapping its picture. the ability to focus later let's picture- taking go faster. she is we want to focus on later. this camera allows you to capture the action, the spirit of a moment. you do not have to waste time focusing the picture. the camera itself is a complete redesign of a digital camera. it is a rectangular box shape that is crafted to be simple to use. anyone could use this. it only has two buttons. one to turn it on and off and the shutter button. the backside is a touch screen viewfinder. the camera comes with software allows
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you to load, store and share your pictures. there are different color models that hold different amounts of the pictures. the cameras will be available in early 2012, gabe slate, kron4 news. >>marty: we're getting word of an officer involved shooting in san jose. we will be right back on the kron4 news weekend. xi hall
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>>marty: death a powerful earthquake in turkey overnight. there are reports of deaths and injuries. several aftershocks as strong as a magnitude 5.5 followed today's earthquake in turkey. police in san jose are investigating an officer involved shooting that happened just about an hour ago when police responded to a call that a suspicious person was at the extended stay hotel. the suspects left. threatening to officers and was shot. he was struck once by gunfire. his condition at this point is unknown. about 100 people have been displaced after a
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fire at an apartment building in san jose overnight. firefighters responded to the call after 1:00 a.m.. they found heavy smoke and flames coming from the building. at least six people had to be rescued. it did a couple of hours to get the fire under control. no cause has to determine just yet. >>marty: in the east bay, new details on a deadly crash in san leandro that is now being investigated as a homicide. authorities say a transit bus driver may have intentionally hit a hell's angels motorcycle list of eastbound 580 and it dragged him for several miles. investigators say it appears there was an argument between the biker and driver. the bus driver has been identified as eddie hall from oakland. he has been arrested on suspicion of felony hit and run. the
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san jose police continue to search for a man suspected of killing a man at a hell's angel funeral. police surrounded a house in a stockton hoping to find this man, they served a search warrant but did not find him inside. a heavily armed group of officers walked down the block. police have not said why they believe ruiz was at that home. here is a beautiful view from mt. tam. a gorgeous look around the bay. the other >> here is a live look outside at the golden gate bridge. gorgeous conditions outside. clear conditions and patty fog. for sunny and warm conditions. we will start the work week off with
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a slightly cooler conditions. temperatures outside are 63 in half moon bay, 673 hayward city and redwood city. we're starting the morning with overcast conditions tomorrow. today, clear conditions. for those of you heading to the raiders game, the raiders and the cheese, your 7 day around the bay is showing
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temperatures will cool off as we start the work week. cooler conditions into next weekend. >>marty: da lin has the latest on the occupy oakland protests. >>da: the city gave protesters a deadline of friday night to move out. protesters have not complied. the city is a firm on removing this encampment. the question is how will they do this and when? the city is tight- lipped. protesters say if the police tried to force them out, they will resist.
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>>reporter: over 1000 people joined members of the occupy a movement to take to the streets on saturday. the march went through downtown oakland, organizers sought to broaden the appeal of a movement that is expanding to cities across the nation. >> workers, unemployed, housewives, house dads, retirees, students, those who are about to lose their home as well as those who do not have a home, we are organizing to fight in the streets, communities, schools and workplaces. >> the economic frustration has drawn the attention of labor unions. >> every generation is
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called upon to defend its own survival. >> is the children who paid by a reduction of quality of education. >> as a nurses, we are tired of patients who are terrifically affected by this economic crisis. >> we are here representing the student workers union. hall >> protest songs and people marching through the sheets may attract union organizers and the underemployed families. the next challenge is for those in a tent city who has
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received this eviction orders. >>marty: still ahead, liberation day in libya after 40 years of rule by maummar gaddafi. we will take a live look at our side. we will be right back. hah allow hall hall
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plant has niihau how >>marty: in a sentence is still a and wildlife rescue move is rushing to thick slice of all hall of. the border was a $10,000 reward is being offered for any information on who was responsible. there is no immediate word on the condition of the hall. after eight months of civil war the libyan transitional government will hold a ceremony to declare the country's liberation. here is a look at video from benghazi. this is the city where the revolution began.
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gaddafi was killed by a shot to his head. there were questions whether he was shot in the crossfire were deliberately executed. his body remains on display in a freezer in a shopping mall. coming up, preparing for the big one. we will explain how bay area residents are stepping up preparedness. here is a live look outside. a beautiful view of the city's skyline. we will be right back. faceoff
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>>marty: officers reported to a call when the suspect to appear to be grinning was shot by officers. the man's condition is unknown. no officers were wounded. overseas we are continuing to honor to the situation in turkey where a powerful earthquake hit overnight. there are reports of at least 16 deaths and widespread destruction. the earthquake had a culinary magnitude of 7.2 and was centered near the iranian border. the death toll could be as high as the 1000 according to officials. that is due in part to low housing standards in the bay area. several aftershocks
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followed today's request. in the bay area, we are enjoying beautiful weather this weekend. to date looks to be no different. it should be nice. >>janu: here is a live look from the mt. tam cam. clear conditions. the camera is shaking a little bit. slightly wednesday, but we're starting monday with warm conditions. there is a little bit of cloud cover double role in overdyed. we will start the work week with slightly cooler conditions. temperatures outside, mid-50s in santa rosa, 66 currently in half moon bay. 64 currently in at mountain view. fog tracker 4 is set for noon showing as clear skies throughout the day and into the afternoon.
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it looks like we will wake up to overcast conditions. today, and a lot of nice temperatures. 73 expected in half moon bay. a great day to go to the beach. for those of you going to their raiders game against the chiefs, it will start at about 78. your 7 day around the bay is showing us that things will cool off a little bit. we will still see sunshine of for thursday and friday and cooler conditions, even a slight chance of rain headed our way next weekend. >>marty: back to the news, a deadly stabbing overnight in san jose just after 1:30 a.m. on virginia street and of find evidence. officers arrived at the scene to find a man unconscious with one
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stab wound. he later died at the hospital. police this morning have no suspects. this is the 37 murder of 2011. there are 20 homicides. authorities in san leandro have arrested a transit bus driver accused of intentionally hitting into leafy a member of the hell's angels. the crash has been on eastbound 580. the motorcyclist was drag for several miles down the interstate. investigators say that it appears there was an argument between the biker and the driver. the driver is in custody this morning on suspicion of hit- and-run and murder. if police in the south they are still searching for this man who they suspect of killing one of the hell's angels at a funeral earlier this month. last night police and the swat team surrounded the house of the find steve ruiz. they served a search warrant bubblies was not inside the home. the neighborhood was locked down for several hours. tents
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continue to crowds eddie hall in oakland. occupy protesters are fighting against corporate greed despite a warning that they would be removed by police. >>da: many protesters worry that their days camping in front of city hall are numbered. they do believe the police will act. the question is, when? >> there is fear of aggression from oakland to the we are dedicated to nonviolent resistance. >>da: oakland officials remained tight-lipped about their next step and say they are committed to removing this encampment. san jose and san francisco police used force earlier in the week to remove protesters and the lodgings of lies. protesters in oakland say that they're ready for that.
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peaceful resistance. there is a fine line between defending yourself and being seen as aggressive. we're very peaceful. >>da: oakland officials say that protesters are violating coats. protesters say the violations can be corrected. >> it is our point of view, we are here to stay, this movement is not going away. >>marty: new video this morning from chicago. more than 100 people arrested in a downtown park. police ordered the group to clear out of the park but they refused. some protesters locked arms as the arrests began. demonstrators plan to return to that side. in new
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york, occupy wall street protesters are getting the star power to help with their cause. folk music legends and other artists are joining the demonstrations. the crowd sang along to a rendition of this little light of mine. >>marty: herman cain is it making a change to his highly criticized 999 plan. will be right back.
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>>marty: in redwood city a pedestrian was hit and kill off by a driver along highway 101 just north of third avenue. officials did not know why the pedestrian was on my way. >>marty: tomorrow a former mailroom employee from a hospital is said to be arraigned. she is accused of embezzlement and forgery charges in the sense of about 1500 patient records. >>marty: the latest in decision 2012, herman cain has shot to the top of the polls with his 999 tax plan. he is taking a beating by opponents. the white house hopefuls says he is dropping 89 for some americans. >> 909, in other words, if
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you are at or below the poverty level based on family size, you do not paid that 9 percent tax on your income. >>marty: he is also facing criticism on the rest of his plan. straight ahead, it is time for rhetoric. >>henry: who knew that one of the most beloved artists of the impartial. was a radical. we will tell you about a lovely exhibit of his work coming up.
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>>marty: we are starting with weather in the midwest. residents in oklahoma would is a real weather cliche. hail the size of baseballs. hill broke windows and made driving added venture to say the least. there are no reports of injuries. weather
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in the bay area, heavy traffic for a sunday morning. we are expecting a beautiful day around the bay. >>janu: a beautiful day for the bay area. a great day to be out and about. temperatures outside are warming up nicely. a great day to go to the beach.
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you're you're expected highs. along the east bay stores, 78 degrees for alameda, expected in oakland. your 7 day around the bay is showing us your forecast, let's head over to henry. >>henry: camille pissarro was one of the most beloved of the impressionists. this
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is an exhibit called pizarro's people. let me introduce you to the curator. those are was actually quite a political radical. >> the most politically engaged artists of his generation. >> he was an anarchist. he started reading political theory in the 1850's and '60s. by the 18 eighties when the anarchists' those men took off he was very involved. >> some of his works show his a very utopian view of agriculture and production. that was how his anarchism was expressed. it was a very
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positive view of what the world should be like or what the world would be like after the inevitable revolution that he absolutely expected would happen if not during his lifetime, shortly thereafter. >>henry: we think of the impressionable. an artist working together, it was not that simple. it was more complicated. >> the french economy was very poor in an 19th century. they suffered a severe recession. there was a lot of unrest. pizarro loved crowds of people and world markets. again, expressed his anti capitalist views. he really favored the countryside this
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is an etching. this is a lithograph portrait of his son who grew up to become an artist as well. >>henry: these are very different. >> this was probably his wife posing for him.
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>> at this painting was from 1882. we have probably five-six canvases that we are shelling. >>henry: you have to go see this. it is happening now through january 22nd at the legion of honor in san francisco. it can also go to the museum web site for more information. another show called masters of the vessel the opening this week. pam more takes a look back at the firestorm.
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>> a news bulletin, at a major brush fire has erupted in the oakland hills. >>pam: oakland's fire storm was one of the most destructive fires in united states history. the flames devoured one of every 11 seconds, nearly 800 in the first hour. neighborhood after neighborhood was incinerated. the fire actually began a day before. by 10:30 a.m. the next morning, the flames were back, fanned by winds gusting up to 40 mi. an hour. >> before you knew it, flames are everywhere. >>pam: the only way out was a narrow, twisting road. >> flames were coming into the car as liver drive it
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out. people were smashing into each other tried to get out. >>pam: most of the 25 fatalities was in the first hour. gusting winds and 90 degree temperatures spread the flames to more than 1,500 a.. this satellite photograph shows hundreds of homes on fire. >> evacuate the area! some people refuse evacuation orders, staying behind to try and save their homes. >>pam: the biggest boost comes at 5:00 p.m. when the winds dropped and the flames a slowdown before reaching the claremont hotel. from the air disco of the damage was almost unbelievable. homeowners returned to find a little of their former lives. some families were doubly lucky. this young girl was forced to abandon her cat.
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>> luckily for your mind? >> that we would not see her. there she was dead.
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>>marty: in eastern turkey a strong earthquake hit overnight. there are records of at least 75 deaths, 45 in one city alone. 150 injuries and widespread destruction. as many as 80 buildings have collapsed. survivors are digging through the rubble with bare hands. the
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earthquake was centered in this city close to the irani and border. the death toll could be as high as 1000 according to officials. that is due in part to low housing standards. several aftershocks as strong as magnitude 5.5 called today's earthquake. >>marty: figure for watching.
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